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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1100 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2020

..PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY AIRPORT
NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2020...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2020 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN 60 DAYS FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/CDO-
WEB/DATASETS). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE
INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...JUNE WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JUNE WAS 64.7 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 3.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 6TH WARMEST
JUNE ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 96 DEGREES ON
THE 13TH...WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 90 DEGREES...SET IN
2013. THE 3RD SAW 81 DEGREES...BREAKING THE 2019 RECORD OF 80
DEGREES. A DAILY HIGH RECORD OF 89 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE ON
5TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 88...SET IN 2012. THE 12TH SAW
92 DEGREES...WHICH SHATTERED THE 2006 RECORD OF 83 DEGREES...AND THE
15TH SAW 85 DEGREES...BREAKING THE 2016 RECORD OF 81 DEGREES. THE
COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 37 DEGREES ON THE 18TH. THIS DAILY
LOW BROKE THE RECORD OF 38 SET BACK IN 2010.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.18 INCHES...WHICH WAS 52
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 8TH DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS 0.49 INCHES...WHICH OCCURRED
ON THE 30TH. THAT 0.49 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.18 OF AN INCH SET BACK IN 1999. THE 28TH HAD
0.24 INCHES...BREAKING THE 2003 RECORD OF 0.2 INCHES. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 65 MPH ON THE 13TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   06/29/2002
 LOW               31   06/08/2009
HIGHEST            96   06/13
LOWEST             37   06/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.8              74.1     3.7
AVG. MINIMUM     51.6              48.4     3.2
MEAN             64.7              61.3     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.53   2005
 MINIMUM         0.39   2016
TOTALS           1.18              2.28   -1.10
DAILY AVG.       0.04
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.49   06/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      87               163     -76
 SINCE 7/1       7455              7417      38
COOLING TOTAL      84                51      33
 SINCE 1/1        106                58      48
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/240    DATE  06/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/140    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                        3
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

LOOKING AHEAD TO JULY 2020...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 81 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 86
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 58 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.66 INCHES.

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